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I qvattro libri della caccia, di Tito Giovanni Scandianese, con la dimostratione de lvochi de greci et latini scrittori, & con la tradottione della Sfera di Proclo greco in lingua italiana tradotta dall'autore, cosa à tal soggetto necessaria; con la tavola copiosissima in fine.

Main Author: Scandianese, Tito Giovanni, 1518-1582.
Related Names: Proclus approximately 410-485.
Language(s): Italian
Published: In Vinegia, Appresso Gabriel Giolito de Ferrari et fratelli, MDLVI [1556].
Subjects: Hunting > Poetry.
Woodcuts > Italy > 16th century.
Note: Includes index.
Signatures: A-2C⁴.
The 15 woodcut ill. were first used for Lodovico Dolce's translation of Ovid's Metamorphoses, published by Giolito in 1553; see Mortimer. Each of the 4 books is preceded by an Argomento within an ornamental border. Giolito's device with phoenix appears on the main and added t.p.'s with a 2nd, smaller, device on last p. A 3rd variant of the device is used on R4r to illustrate verses on the phoenix. Initials, head- and tailpieces. Hemispheric map (C4r), centered on Atlantic Ocean, with the uninhabitable torrid zone left blank.
La sfera di Proclo has added t.p.
Physical Description: 164, [20], 23, [1] p. illus. (incl. map) 21 cm. (4to)
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